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16.12.2015

ECETOC concept allows assessing the safety of nanomaterials undertaking animal testing only as a very last resort

Brussels, December 2015 The safety of nanomaterials can be ensured by testing and grouping based on material properties and interactions, undertaking animal testing only as a very last resort. This i...
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02.12.2015

Publication of Winter 2015 ECETOC e-Newsletter

The Winter 2015 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: /wp-content/uploads/2015/12/ECETOC_e-newsletter_29_Winter_2015.pdf In thi...
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17.11.2015

Latest news from the NC3Rs: November 2015

The November newsletter is now available from the National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research - NC3RS: https://www.nc3rs.org.uk/nc3rs-e-newsletter-november...
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26.10.2015

New ECETOC manuscript addresses the relationship between activity and toxicity for non-polar narcotic chemicals

New ECETOC manuscript addresses the relationship between activity and toxicity for non-polar narcotic chemicals Brussels, October 2015 In a Nutshell: The relationship between the toxicity of narc...
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12.08.2015

Prof. Kees van Leeuwen publishes book on PBT Chemicals

We are pleased to announce that Prof. Kees van Leeuwen, member of the ECETOC Scientific Committee, has recently published the following book on PBT: Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic (PBT) Chemic...
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28.07.2015

ECETOC Best Platform Award at the SETAC Europe 25th Annual Meeting

SETAC Europe 25th Annual Meeting: Young Scientist Awards (YSA) 03-07 May 2015 Barcelona, Spain The ECETOC Best Platform Award honours the early career scientist with the best platform presentation a...
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17.07.2015

New NOAA Chemical Aquatic Fate and Effects (CAFE) Database

New NOAA Chemical Aquatic Fate and Effects (CAFE) Database Our thanks to Adriana Bejarano of Research Planning, Inc. (www.researchplanning.com) for the following announcement regarding the NOAA Che...
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16.07.2015

GreenFacts.Org publishes Summer 2015 Newsletter

GreenFacts.Org publishes Summer 2015 Newsletter: Endocrine disruptors, Bisphenol A, Electronic cigarettes, Fukushima and more.... https://bit.ly/greenfacts-newsletter29...
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18.06.2015

ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment Tool Update to TRAv3.1

ECETOC Targeted Risk Assessment Tool Update to TRAv3.1 and Publication of related Addendum to Technical Report No. 114 on the Technical Basis for version 3 of the TRA Brussels, June 2014 In respons...
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29.05.2015

Publication of the Spring 2015 ECETOC e-newsletter

The Spring 2015 issue of the ECETOC e-newsletter is now available and can be downloaded in PDF format from the following link: http://bit.ly/ecetoc-enl28 In this issue: Front page Report from the ECET...
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19.05.2015

ECETOC Task Force assesses thresholds in chemical respiratory sensitisation

In a nutshell: ECETOC Task Force assesses thresholds in chemical respiratory sensitisation Brussels, May 2015 A variety of chemicals are known to cause allergic sensitisation of the respiratory...
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22.04.2015

STFC/NERC Workshop: Developing Cloud computing to support data intensive biology

The STFC/NERC Bioinformatics & Environmental 'Omics Network are now organising a new workshop on Developing Cloud computing to support data intensive biology to explore the current state of clou...
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20.04.2015

European Commission Conference on criteria to identify Endocrine Disruptors: registration open

A conference on "Endocrine disruptors: criteria for identification and related impacts" organised by the European Commission will take place on 1 June 2015 in Brussels. The aim of the conference is...
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01.04.2015

ECETOC Task Force publication presents concept for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials

The safety of nanomaterials can be ensured by undertaking animal testing only as a very last resort. This is the premise and promise of the Decision-making framework for the grouping and testing of...
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31.03.2015

GreenFacts Spring 2015 Newsletter

Thanks to Jacques de Gerlache for the GreenFacts Spring 2015 Newsletter Latest Video which highlights reports on vaccines and vaccination from WHO, UNICEF & CDC Potential health effects of expo...
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30.03.2015

ECETOC publication evaluates existing concepts for the grouping and safety assessment of nanomaterials

Brussels, August 2014 It is well-accepted that nanomaterials need to be safe. However, conducting a full testing scheme for each and every variant of each nanomaterial will lead to an enormous amount...
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27.03.2015

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety Further new or revised documents of the MAK value documentation series are now available in Open Access on the publisher´s website: http://onlin...
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27.03.2015

The MAK Collection for Occupational Health and Safety

Further new or revised documents of the MAK value documentation series are now available in Open Access on the publisher´s website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/book/10.1002/3527600418/homepage/Wha...
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24.03.2015

Basing chemicals management on the best science

Video interview with Dr Alan Poole, Secretary General of the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC) during a recent visit to ECHA. Dr Poole describes the activities ECE...
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09.03.2015

Invitation NORMAN – UBA Workshop Biocides – compartment-specific strategies – 25-26 June 2015, Berlin

Since September 2013 the assessment and authorisation of biocides on the European market have been regulated by the EU Biocidal Products Regulation No. 528/2012 (BPR). Environmental monitoring can...
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